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When trying to save my microsoft works spreadsheet to disc it does't go there...I see it on my drive as "file ready to be written to the disc". Does this mean my RW disc is full? If not, what does this mean and why doesn't it get copied to disc automatically when I say "save"?

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When the window that says that opens just click on write to disk on the right side menu.This is just windows burning program and it does this to make sure that you have finished adding the files you want before it burns them to disk.

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Once you save them to the disc you then need to burn them. You can either click on the balloon when it comes up, or go into "my computer". Once in "my computer" right click on the cd drive. There will be an option to burn the disc.

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